Ruth Butterfield

I am the director of the Stockholm Environment Insititue Oxford Centre. I am interested in how both physical and social systems cope with multiple challenges including climate and climate change. My areas of interest are climate change, agriculture, forestry, social and physical vulnerability, social learning and adaptation decision making.

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ClimateCost- TPBN 1

Key Messages Analysis of the future impacts and economic costs of climate change requires climate models. These models require inputs of future greenhouse gas emissions, based on modelled...
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WD-NACE EOP

On the 27th of September a global group of representatives of research and funding organisations alike gathered in London's Wellcome center to evaluate and debrief the Whole Decision...

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Sea-level rise in the Republic of Maldives

Impact problem

Small, low-lying islands have been seen as highly vulnerable to sea-level rise, particularly as many islands and remote and/or low-lying. The impacts of climate change on...

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Application of community-based adaptation measures to weather related disasters in Western Nepal

Community Based Adaptation in Western Nepal

The project focuses on two measures that contribute to climate adaptation in Putalibazaar communities: a weather/climate information dissemination scheme and a community based insurance.

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Climate Analysis- Tanzania

The graphics show observed rainfall (monthly totals) and maximum temperature (monthly mean) for selected stations between 1979 and 2000. The blue envelope represents the...

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Climate analysis- Rwanda

Drought Prone areas in Rwanda (Source, NAPA Report, 2006, Data from Meteorological service /MININFRA )

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded ...

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